Camping Hacks

By Cam Clark

The term “ruffing it” comes in many flavors these days. From┬áBear Grylls style to “Glamping”, what ever your flavor, these camping hacks are just smart thinking.

 

 

  • Keep your food cool by freezing water bottles or gallon jugs of water and place them in your cooler.

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  • Then you can point a head lamp into that same jug of water after it has melted for an instant lantern.

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  • Invest in a two-person sleeping bag for a cozier trip.

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  • Use a belt and hooks to hang up pots and pans.

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  • Cook cinnamon rolls in orange rinds over over a campfire for a sweet orange treat.

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  • Walking Tacos – mix classic taco ingredients into individual sized Doritos bags for camping friendly tacos.

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  • Hungry now but forgot the utensils? Turn a plastic bottle into a spoon.

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  • After filling yourself up you may want to take a nap in the car. Use Mesh, duct tape, and magnets create a removable screen so you can keep your windows rolled down without dealing with insects.

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  • But if a few mosquitoes to make it to you, deodorant can be used to combat itchiness.

 

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  • If you get lost, sometimes knowing where north is can make all the difference in the world. Try a needle compass.

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  • If it comes down to dehydration or murky water, always choose the water. You can create an emergency water filter.

 

 

 

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